"Aoto Zōshi Hana no Nishiki-e" (青砥稿花紅彩画), as the original and fullest version of this play is known, is a tale in five acts of the shiranamimono (tales of thieves) sub-category of the kizewamono (rough contemporary piece) genre of kabuki plays. Written by Kawatake Mokuami, it first premiered at the Ichimura-za in Edo in March 1862.The play is frequently known by a number of other names.

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  • "Aoto Zōshi Hana no Nishiki-e" (青砥稿花紅彩画), as the original and fullest version of this play is known, is a tale in five acts of the shiranamimono (tales of thieves) sub-category of the kizewamono (rough contemporary piece) genre of kabuki plays. Written by Kawatake Mokuami, it first premiered at the Ichimura-za in Edo in March 1862.The play is frequently known by a number of other names. The name "Benten Kozō" (弁天小僧) actually refers to the main character of the play, a gizoku (honorable thief), one of a band of five such men. Another common name for this play is "Shiranami Gonin Otoko" (白浪五人男, lit. "Five Men of the White Waves"), "shiranami" (white waves) being a term used to refer to thieves. Like most traditional Japanese dramas, the play originally had five acts, following particular conventions as to the dramatic pattern and themes of each act. However, today, it is very common to perform only one or two acts, each combination of acts represented by a different play title. For example the title "'Benten Musume Meo no Shiranami'" refers to the performance of Acts III and/or IV without the other three.The play centers on a band of five thieves, based on real thieves and criminals of Edo period Osaka: Karigane Bunshichi, An no Heibei, Gokuin Sen'emon, Kaminari Shōkurō and Hotei Ichiemon. The name of Nippon Daemon, the leader of the band, is taken from that of Nippon Saemon, who was captured and executed in 1747. The character of Benten Kozō, meanwhile, is said to have been based upon a servant at the Iwamoto-in temple on Enoshima, an island dedicated to the goddess Benten.The play is perhaps most famous for the speeches made by Kozō and his compatriots when they dramatically remove their disguises and reveal their true identities.
  • 『青砥稿花紅彩画』(あおとぞうし はなの にしきえ)は、文久2年3月(1862年3月)に江戸市村座で初演された歌舞伎の演目。通称は「白浪五人男」(しらなみ ごにんおとこ)。世話物(白浪物)、二代目河竹新七(黙阿弥)作、全三幕九場。弁天小僧の出がある場のみを上演する際には『弁天娘女男白浪』(べんてんむすめ めおの しらなみ)と外題が替わり、さらにそれを尾上菊五郎がつとめる舞台に限っては特に『音菊弁天小僧』(おとにきく べんてんこぞう)と外題が替わることもある。
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  • Benten Kozō Kikunosuke
  • Hamamatsuya Kōbei
  • Nippon Daemon
  • Princess Senju
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  • Kamakura, Japan
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  • Woodblock printed playbill image from the March 1862 premiere at the Ichimura-za theatre in Edo, featuring actors Ichimura Uzaemon XIII , Nakamura Shikan IV , Seki Sanjūrō III , Iwai Kumesaburō III and Kawarazaki Gonjūrō I .
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  • Benten Kozō Kikunosuke
  • Hamamatsuya Kōbei
  • Nippon Daemon
  • Princess Senju
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  • March 1862
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  • 『青砥稿花紅彩画』(あおとぞうし はなの にしきえ)は、文久2年3月(1862年3月)に江戸市村座で初演された歌舞伎の演目。通称は「白浪五人男」(しらなみ ごにんおとこ)。世話物(白浪物)、二代目河竹新七(黙阿弥)作、全三幕九場。弁天小僧の出がある場のみを上演する際には『弁天娘女男白浪』(べんてんむすめ めおの しらなみ)と外題が替わり、さらにそれを尾上菊五郎がつとめる舞台に限っては特に『音菊弁天小僧』(おとにきく べんてんこぞう)と外題が替わることもある。
  • "Aoto Zōshi Hana no Nishiki-e" (青砥稿花紅彩画), as the original and fullest version of this play is known, is a tale in five acts of the shiranamimono (tales of thieves) sub-category of the kizewamono (rough contemporary piece) genre of kabuki plays. Written by Kawatake Mokuami, it first premiered at the Ichimura-za in Edo in March 1862.The play is frequently known by a number of other names.
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